Lawyer: No Late Appeals Likely For Texas Inmate Set To DieAppeals appeared to be exhausted and no last-day legal attempts were expected for a man scheduled to die Tuesday evening for killing a father and infant son as part of a Christmas Eve 1987 rampage in Arlington.
Decision Expected On Mental State Of Dallas Dad Who Killed DaughtersA judge is expected to rule today on whether or not convicted killer John Battaglia is mentally competent enough to be executed. Battaglia is the North Texas father who killed his two young daughters.
Father Who Killed Daughters While Mom Listened Could Learn FateTestimony continues today in the competency hearing for John Battaglia. He is the North Texas father convicted of killing his young daughters while their mother, his ex-wife, listened helplessly on the phone.
Once-Fugitive Real Estate Heir Robert Durst To Be SentencedReal estate heir Robert Durst will soon learn whether a federal judge will accept a 7-year-and-one-month sentence on a weapons charge that's kept him in Louisiana pending a murder trial in California.
On Death Row 35 Years, Texas Inmate Dies Of Natural CausesA man on death row for 35 years for a Texas robbery where three people were shot and killed and a fourth was severely wounded has died of natural causes.
Texas Looks At Cases After Jury Convicts Man Of 3 Serial MurdersTexas is looking at old cases after a jury convicts a man of three serial murders. Samuel Little, 74, is believed to have committed at least 40 killings since 1980.
Imprisoned Plano Murderer: “I Don't Deserve To Be Here"He was a death row inmate for more than 20 years. So why is Charles Dean Hood still in the Collin County Jail? CBS 11 News looks at the case of a convicted murderer whose sentence was overturned, but who still waits for justice.
Murder Suspect Named In Shooting Of Dallas Restaurant OwnersPolice in Dallas presented a judge with information they say leads to a suspect in the murder of a Dallas couple, shot to death on August 15. A judge agreed with authorities and issued an arrest warrant for 37-year-old Abey Belette Girma.
DPD: No Motive In Murder Of Restaurant OwnersSo far police haven’t arrested any suspects in connection with the Wednesday morning murder of a Dallas couple. Yayehyirad Lemma and Yenenesh Abayneh Desta owned a popular Ethiopian restaurant.
Texas Trucker Pleads Guilty To 2 More MurdersA Texas trucker who kept a torture dungeon in the cab of his long-haul rig has avoided the death penalty by accepting life prison sentences for murdering a hitchhiking couple two decades ago.